|Whistle Stop - Seymour Nebenzal , Philip Yordan|
When beautiful Mary (Ava Gardner) returns home to her "whistle stop" home town, long-standing feelings of animosity between two of her old boyfriends leads to robbery and murder.
Keywords: Drama; Crime; Film-Noir; Ava Gardner
Downloads: 32,407 (6 reviews)
|Murder in Harlem - Oscar Micheaux|
A black night watchman in a chemical factory finds the body of a young white woman in the basement. Blamed for the murder, the man is tried but the real killer is unmasked during the trial. Loosely based upon elements of the Leo Frank murder trial.
Downloads: 11,117 (4 reviews)
|The Saint Louis Bank Robbery|
Steve McQueen stars in a gritty, downbeat, and sometimes savage heist movie that features a gang of very psychologically warped men and a story that's based on an actual crime. Warning: this film is devoid of humor, wit, cheerfulness, glamor, and mercy. It's grim to the brim. Some will find that viewing it is an unpleasant experience. This movie is in the public domain. Video-Cellar wrote: The film was originally published without a notice, but most prints currently in circulation are later te...
Keywords: Steve McQueen; Crahan Denton; David Clarke; bank robbery; heist; Saint Louis; St. Louis; pdmovies
Downloads: 95,070 (11 reviews)
"Wealthy businessman survives attempt by wife to have him killed, makes it look like she succeeded and starts a new life in small town as auto mechanic. Variation on idea elevated to noir importance by The Killers (1946), where victim of femme fatale tries to abandon the city and his past identity." - noir expert Spencer Selby
Downloads: 192,981 (36 reviews)